Test Technician

CREE - Durham, NC (30+ days ago)3.4


Job Description

PURPOSE:
The position will primarily be responsible for setting up and performing a range of environmental, optical, and electrical testing on lighting products and controls in support of the Reliability Engineering team. The technician will also be responsible for environmental chamber operation, laboratory test equipment operation, fabricating test fixtures and general lab maintenance.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare test samples for evaluation and testing purposes in accordance with company standards.
Build test fixtures/equipment in order to demonstrate “real-world” scenarios for testing purposes.
Daily testing and monitoring of lighting products and controls with special attention to detail and processes.
Maintain technical logs, files/records, test results, and spare parts inventories.
Identify and recommend improvements to technical and operational processes and procedures.
Available for after-hours support.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as required or requested from time to time.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
AS degree or EET or equivalent training in Electrical Engineering or other related technical field.
Previous hands on experience as an Electrical and/or Electronics test technician preferred.
Ability to read and understand circuit schematics.
Good technical writing and communication skills required.
Able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Able to come up to speed quickly on new technology
Strong ability to analyze test data and communicate results within a team setting.
Proficient with PC-based software tools (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, JMP, etc.).
Operate basic hand tools, shop tools and lab equipment.
Attention to Safety

BEHAVIORAL/VALUES CHARACTERISTICS:
Strong personal work ethic with ‘Do Whatever It Takes’ attitude.
Strong attention to detail.
Self-starter, high energy, self motivated attitude with strong communication skills.
Works independently while also operating in a team environment.
Resourceful, hands-on, problem solving individual with initiative and drive to work around technical obstacles.
Comfortable with the continuous change that comes with a high-technology environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able and willing to fabricate components, assemble systems and prepare test samples/fixtures.
Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Overview
Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.